Growing Your Business
5 Ways Your Business Can Make More Money
Want to make more money without spending a lot of money to do it? You can, if you follow this advice.
Increasing Sales in Existing Markets
Increasing your sales in your existing market is a business growth strategy that any small business can use and is one of the easiest growth strategies to implement. Use these tips to start increasing your sales.
Attracting Angel Investors
Angel investors typically reject three quarters of investment proposals sight unseen. How do you get an angel investor to invest in your business? What are angel investors looking for? Here are seven tips for persuading angel investors to invest in your business.
Create a Great International Marketing Plan
Grow your business through exporting. Every entrepreneur can potentially increase sales, compete in diverse markets and reach a global audience with his or her particular skills and expertise, says Michelle Cook, Partner in Global Trade Solutions. She explains how to get your Canadian business export ready by creating an international marketing plan.
Is Franchising Your Business for You?
It can be one of the most profitable ways to grow a business. But is your business good franchise material? Here's how to tell.
Creating an Effective Sales and Marketing Strategy
Improving your sales and marketing capabilities is an important for growing your business. Terry Elliott lays out the elements of sales and marketing you need to analyze to set up an effective sales strategy.
Creating Sales Incentive Program That Work
A sales incentive program can be an excellent growth strategy if it's done right. Paul Shearstone explains how to create an incentive program that will drive your sales force to new levels of achievement.
How To Get a Small Business Loan
If growing your business depends on getting a business loan, increase your chances by being prepared to meet the lender's expectations. This explanation of the documents you need and how to prepare yourself will give you a better chance of making a winning presentation and getting the money you need.
10 Steps to Successful Exporting
Learn how to use exporting to grow your business with these ten key steps from Team Canada Inc.
A 5 Step Internet Marketing Plan That’s Affordable and Effective
An Internet marketing campaign is one of the easiest ways to grow your business. Use this simple but effective five step plan to grow your small business's sales.
Top- and Bottom-Line Growth for Your Online Business
Traffic generation or Web site conversion strategies? Which should you focus on to grow your online business? Kevin Gold explains the difference and how to use both to increase your online business's sales.
How to Get Your Products Into the Big Box Retailers
Getting your products onto a big box retailer's shelves can be a very profitable way of growing your business. This article explains the procedure for becoming a Wal-Mart, Home Depot or Costco supplier and gives tips for making your company and products more appealing to big box retailers.
Trade Show Tips
Having a booth at trade shows has been an effective growth strategy for many small businesses. These tips will help you choose the right trade show to meet your goals and create a trade show display that will draw booth visitors.
10 Low-Cost Ways to Promote Your Business
Promoting your business is essential for growing your business. Get the word out about your business with these ten promotion techniques that are effective and inexpensive!
31 Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Business Web Site
Growing your business online means growing traffic to your Web site. Here Maria Marsala presents 31 ways to ensure that your business Web site will be found by your ideal client, is user friendly and is visited often.
6 Sure Ways to Increase Sales
One obvious way for growing your business is to increase your sales. And shifting your sales focus to current customers can make increasing sales easier. This article explains how to do it.